KHSX POWER 101.5 FM Houston, in partnership with the Al Rucker Foundation, will open its airwaves to kids this summer for a hands-on learning experience.  The program, KIDS JAMZ, will be an in-studio talk show produced and hosted by kids ages 8-16.


Who We Are:

KHSX POWER 101.5 FM Houston:  Houston area talk/music radio station

delivering the latest in news, entertainment, and music to the urban community.


The Al Rucker Foundation: The mission of the Al Rucker Foundation is to create

opportunities for children to learn about radio broadcasting by offering the

necessary partnerships with local radio stations to make their voices heard.

By providing the essential tools and training, the foundation aims to build a

network of informed and engaged youth reporters who will contribute to individual

and collective social change.




If your child is interested in learning about radio broadcasting media, we

encourage you to apply for our KIDS JAMZ summer internship.  Interviews will take

place in May for both on-air and production crew positions.


On-Air Topics:

  • Community
  • Education
  • Current News Topics
  • Entertainment (music, television, movies, books)
  • Relationships
  • Fashion
  • Sports


Internship Benefits:

  • Give students (ages 8-16) a voice in the community
  • Form bonds between children of all ages
  • Improve literacy
  • Cultivate self-confidence
  • Develop time management skills
  • Aid students in taking responsibility for their own work


To apply, please send a short essay on why you would like to be a part of the KIDS JAMZ summer program.  Please include full name, age, contact information, and photo.  *Parent consent and parent contact information must be included.

Email essay to Lisa Valadez at


* Must have reliable transportation to and from the KHSX POWER 101.5 FM Houston radio station office.